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Awkward dating tips

We’re constantly torn between making the first move (like a bear going after a picnic basket) and running away from the sheer exhaustion of liking someone.Usually the uncertainty of whether someone likes you or not, or maybe the absolute inability to tell if they do, gets in the way of where we’d like to be in terms of our love lives.

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For some of us, the awkwardness continues well into our adult years, making dating extremely difficult.Besides, so much luck was involved in my finding my match that there are probably more alternate universes where I'm still living solo than where I'm married.I realize that my past experiences have made me who I am today, but I still wish I could go back in time and have a sisterly chat with poor, clueless, "younger me" about relationships.Perhaps you've made it to the first date, but you can't seem to get anyone to date you again.My friend, you might just be a little socially awkward and you need some help!You just need some pointers on how to appeal to other online daters.

The first step in online dating success is creating the best profile possible.

I could've written three novels, started a business, and hiked the Appalachian Trail with all the wasted time and energy.

It's too late for me, but maybe you can learn from what I wish I knew when I was single.

First of all, try to think of a fun screen name when you first begin the profile process.

Try to go with something that really reflects your personality, yet doesn't scare off potential daters.

Remind yourself that the night will go the way that it’s meant to, and that you need to try to be as natural (read: normal) as possible. Or at least, your friends will tell you after you tell them about your date in excruciating detail.